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  • Thumbnail for 34: We Have Engaged … the Pork … well, Supercapacitors

    34: We Have Engaged … the Pork … well, Supercapacitors

    Matt and Sean talk about supercapacitor technology (aka ultracapacitors), trade terrible puns, and wonder if advances in the future will make our bacon sentient. Special thanks to all of the insightful comments from the supercapacitor YouTube video.

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  • Thumbnail for 33: To Hype or Not to Hype – Tesla Battery Day

    33: To Hype or Not to Hype – Tesla Battery Day

    Matt and Sean discuss the possible paths that Tesla’s battery day announcement might take, rank preferences, and talk about why a company doesn’t want to build expectations too much. They also talk about the recent Tesla spy scandal with the Russians. Plu

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  • Thumbnail for 32: You spin me right round – wind turbine viewer feedback

    32: You spin me right round – wind turbine viewer feedback

    Matt and Sean talk about recycling wind turbines or maybe just growing some–the debate over the environmental impact of new technologies, and how some people aren’t looking at the big picture enough when it comes to energy production.

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  • Thumbnail for 31: It’s all about context – talking Tesla solar panels and YouTube

    31: It’s all about context – talking Tesla solar panels and YouTube

    It’s all about context … and where you place your ads. Matt and Sean talk about the US solar installation costs versus other areas of the globe, Tesla solar panel prices, the YouTube algorithm and it keeps content creators jumping, and why are there so ma

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  • Thumbnail for 30: E-plane, E-plane! Talking about electric airplanes

    30: E-plane, E-plane! Talking about electric airplanes

    Matt and Sean discuss the potentials of electric-powered flight, why it doesn’t (and shouldn’t) be a simple recreation of liquid-fuel flight, and ways we may be headed to a retro-future. Electric aircraft explained. And as usual they also dive into what t

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  • Thumbnail for 29: Bringing Shadow-power to Light – Talking About Solar Panels

    29: Bringing Shadow-power to Light – Talking About Solar Panels

    Matt and Sean talk about the shocking advances to solar power production, record breaking solar panel efficiency, and the evolution of ‘shadow’ based power generation, and how streaming apps are providing (or not providing) positive experiences in a fract

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  • Thumbnail for 28: Why We Call it Undecided – Talking About Carbon Capture and Beer

    28: Why We Call it Undecided – Talking About Carbon Capture and Beer

    Matt and Sean talk about the debate around carbon cleaning technologies and why an all-or-nothing approach may not be the best option, as well as ways to break up stale routines in the name of pandemic-sanity … that includes ginger beer, Dole whip and dre

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  • Thumbnail for 27: The case of the missing episode

    27: The case of the missing episode

    Matt and Sean talk about the evolution of remote work, including how it’s impacting Matt’s own YouTube channel. Also: suggestions on movies, television, and other Youtube channels to keep us sane during the pandemic-era.

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  • Thumbnail for 26: Our chickenwire future (carbon nanotubes)

    26: Our chickenwire future (carbon nanotubes)

    Matt and Sean discuss some possible (but unlikely) uses for carbon nano-tube technology such as Road Runner style escapes, space elevators, and cars that melt into the center of the Earth. Also: what to watch if you don’t have a sensory deprivation chambe

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  • Thumbnail for 25: Making SENSE of it all

    25: Making SENSE of it all

    Matt and Sean talk about the Sense energy monitor, machine learning and smart home, and why someone might try to cook eggs on a dehumidifier.

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